Truly terrifying horror book series?

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Truly terrifying horror book series?

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1Jonner
huhtikuu 2, 2013, 3:16 pm

After playing awhile with the tags for awhile to no luck, I've decided to ask around... What are some good horror book series? Series that make you feel a sense of dread and terror, preferably involving man kind being wiped out, or post-apocalyptic.

2quartzite
huhtikuu 4, 2013, 12:48 am

3Deejaytee
huhtikuu 7, 2013, 1:02 am

Robert McCammon Swan Song not a series but a huge book. And an awesome Post apocalyptic tale.

4Moomin_Mama
huhtikuu 7, 2013, 7:33 am

James Herbert's 'Rats' trilogy - The Rats, Lair, and Domain.

5Jonner
huhtikuu 14, 2013, 5:42 am

I've been reading Swan Song since you mentioned it, and it's not bad... But not great.

Thanks

6tjm568
huhtikuu 20, 2013, 11:42 pm

Well Jonner I agree with the (The Strain) and the subsequent books. You might want to look at the post apocalyptic group to find more books in this genre.

And I agree, Swan Song isn't great. But it is pretty damn entertaining. I have read it a couple of times just on the weight of being pretty fun.

7DonnaE
huhtikuu 26, 2013, 8:47 pm

I really enjoyed Precipice: The Beginning by Kevin Howard. It has creatures ripping humanity a new one, dragging them from their homes, so it's pretty sweet.

8pollux
kesäkuu 16, 2013, 12:28 pm

Justin Cronin's trilogy is my favorite. The Passage (2010) The Twelve (2012) and The City of Mirrors (2014)

When the final book is published, I will be re-reading the first 2 as well.

9runner56
marraskuu 29, 2013, 8:40 am

I would agree with that....I was very disappointed with Swan Song, it was very overhyped!

10tjm568
joulukuu 20, 2013, 3:00 pm

See I felt that way about The Passage. I thought it was needlessly long. While some authors can occasionally get away with that I don't think Cronin pulled it off. I had decided I wasn't going to read the second one, but then I found it on sale for a buck. So in the interest of a bargain I will read it. It is shorter than the Passage so maybe I will like it better.